Discovery certificate for object 2019oft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44567 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 07:53:13
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019oft
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abbhdic
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:46:41.296 (281.67206703333) DEC = +47:00:25.79 (47.007163033333)
Discovery date: 2019-07-30 07:40:41.000 (JD=2458694.8199306)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-30 07:40:41.000
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-30 04:47:53
Limiting flux: 20.7532 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: